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Daiki Plans US$30 Million Aluminium Alloy Plant In SE India

Daiki Plans US$30 Million Aluminium Alloy Plant In SE India

A Japanese firm announced plans earlier this week to invest US$30 million on the construction of a 84 thousand MTPA aluminium alloy plant in Southeast India. Daiki Aluminium Industry of Japan says construction of the plant will begin in Andhra Pradesh in...

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Novelis Breaks Ground On US$180-Million Expansion At Automotive Aluminium Plant In Changzhou

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. broke ground on Wednesday on the US$180 million expansion of operations at its plant in Changzhou, People’s Republic of China. Per the firm’s announcement, the expansion at its automotive aluminium manufacturing facility in Changzhou will double the site’s production capacity to 200 thousand metric tons of heat-treated […]

Aluminium Demand In Automotive Sector To More Than Double By 2025: Novelis’ Labat

In an interview with Reuters earlier this week, Pierre Labat, vice president of global automotive at Novelis, said that demand for aluminium by the automotive industry is projected to more than double over the course of the next seven years. Labat said in Thursday’s interview that aluminium is increasingly becoming the go-to metal to replace […]

Norsk Hydro Announces US$100 Million Expansion To Automotive Aluminium Plant In Eastern Pennsylvania

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced late last week its plans to expand automotive aluminium production at a plant in Cressonia, Pennsylvania. Hydro’s expansion will consist of a new 96,000-ft2 structure next to existing buildings that will house equipment dedicated to producing aluminium for the automotive market. The US$100 million project will also upgrade […]

Indian Trade Group Seeks End To 2.5-Percent Duty On Imported Scrap Aluminium

An Indian scrap metals trade group appealed to the government last week to remove the 2.5 percent import duty on aluminium scrap, setting aright the inverted duty structure on aluminium scrap now in place. The Metal Recycling Association of India criticized the tariff, which is in place despite the assessment of no tariffs on finished […]